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Fine Arts 2004 Theater
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Multiple Realities of Theater • Real life • Playwright selects moments to portray • Theater company picks the play, makes choices to put into production • The production itself which includes the audience
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Origins of Theater • Greece, 2000 BC • Part of large religious festivals • Catharsis Plays: emotional release through drama
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Vaclav Havel 1936- • Well known Czech playwright in the 1960’S. • Banned by Soviet regime and spent over 5 years in prison. • Elected president of the Czech Republic in 1989
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Henrik Ibsen 1828-1906 • Created new “realistic” form
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Unformatted text preview: • His plays were vehicles to present his radical views • Works include: Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabbler and The Master Builder Anton Chekhov 1860-1904 • Introduced “naturalism in plays and short stories • Developed internal drama and blended it with symbolism • Masterworks include: The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters and the Cherry Orchard Konstantin Stanislavsky 1863-1938 • Founder of the Moscow Art Theater • Created the “Method” where actors become the character through emotional memory....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course FA 2004 taught by Professor Asweinstein during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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